Booking Group Pty Ltd (ABN: 78 137 698 198), an Australian Company with
Head Office in Sydney.
Online Booking Group operates the following accommodation websites:
Online Booking Group is aiming to earn and retain
your trust. By using our website to book your accommodation, or providing
information to us in connection with our websites, you agree to the terms and
We comply with the applicable Privacy Laws in relation to the collection
and disclosure of information regarding individuals using and accessing our
legislation or regulations that apply to us (Online Booking group) from time to
time in force in Australia affecting privacy, or the collection, handling,
storage, processing and use or disclosure of personal data.
We understand that booking online involves significant trust on your
part. We value your trust, and make it a high priority to ensure the security
and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Please read
this policy to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting this website, you
are accepting the practices described herein.
information we collect from you
We receive and store any information you enter on our websites or give
us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you
("personal information"), including but not limited to your first and
last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, fax number, and
billing information (such as credit card number, cardholder name, and
expiration date). You can choose not to provide all requested information to
us, but in general some information about you is required in order for us to
complete your booking with our accommodation supplier partners.
Travel Companion Information.
When you make a reservation for someone else through this website, we
will request personal information and travel preferences about that individual.
If you are providing the personal information of a third party, you must obtain
the consent of the individual(s) prior to providing us with their personal
information and travel preferences and you must ensure that the individual(s)
We automatically collect some information about your computer when you
visit this website. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser
software (such as Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer), and referring
website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as
trips viewed and bookings made. Our goals in collecting this automatic
information include helping customize your user experience and inhibiting
fraud. For more information, please see Cookies and other technologies.
use your information
We use sensitive billing information (such as cardholder name, credit
card number, and expiration date) for the purpose of completing the travel
bookings you conduct on our website. We use other information about you for the
following general purposes: to provide you with the products and services you
request; to provide you with travel confirmation and updates; including
processing bills and providing travel notifications; to communicate with you in
general; to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and
improve our products, services, and website; to notify you about special offers
and products or services that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize
your experience with this website; By providing your personal information to
us, you consent to the use of your personal information as described.
We want to make it easy for you to take advantage of travel-related
opportunities on our website. One way we do this is by sending you email
messages or Newsletters that contain information relating to specials on villas
and hotel. Please note that you will have the opportunity to unsubscribe from
such emails or newsletters if you choose not to receive these email messages any
With whom we share your information
We may share your personal information with the following entities:
Suppliers, - our accommodation partners who fulfil
your travel reservations. Please note that these suppliers also may contact you
as necessary to obtain additional information about you, facilitate your travel
reservation, or respond to a review you may submit.
provide services or functions on our behalf, including credit card processing,
business analytics, customer service, marketing, distribution of surveys or
sweepstakes programs, and fraud prevention. We may also authorize third-party
vendors to collect information on our behalf, including as necessary to operate
features of our website or to facilitate the delivery of online advertising
tailored to your interests. Third-party vendors have access to and may collect
information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to
share or use the information for any other purpose.
websites. If you
were referred to this website from another site (for example, through a link
you clicked on another site that directed you to this one), we may share some
information about you with that referring website. We have not placed
limitations on the referring websites’ use of your personal information and we
encourage you to review the privacy policies of any website that referred you
and Law Enforcement Agencies. We may be required to disclose your personal information to law
enforcement agencies and governments around the world for security, customs and
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal
information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an
opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
By providing your personal information to us, you consent to the
disclosure of your personal information as described above.
We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties,
including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers
the number of visitors our website receives or the most popular villas. This
information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop
content and services we hope you will find of interest.
Cookies and How We Use Them
pieces of information that are stored by your web browser on your computer's
hard disk, for record-keeping purposes. Cookies in and of themselves only
identify your computer; they do not personally identify you.
First-Party Cookies: At
session information, collect information on how you visit and access our
analyse and measure the effectiveness of our email communications, website
features and offerings, and advertisements.
Most web browsers allow
you to turn off cookies; however, turning off cookies will limit your use of
our websites. To learn more about changing your browser's cookie settings,
please see the appropriate informational link:
Third-Party Cookies: We
also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads while you are visiting
our websites and we permit these companies to place and access their own
cookies on your computer in the course of serving advertisements. Such
advertisers do not have access to the information we collect through our
website cookies. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own
privacy policies and not ours.
How we protect your
We want you to feel confident about using this website to make travel
arrangements, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect.
While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate
administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the
personal information we collect about you. For example, only authorized
employees are permitted to access personal information, and they may only do so
for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when
transmitting your sensitive personal information between your system and ours,
and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent
unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.
If any part of this website links you to other sites, those sites do not
statements posted on those other websites to understand their procedures for
collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.
By providing information to us, you
consent to your information being transferred to our facilities and the
facilities of those third parties with whom we share it as described in this
We know that our business will continue to evolve as
we grow and offer more services, and as such, from time to time this Privacy
Policy may be reviewed and revised.
Online Booking Group reserves the right to change
mentioned under the header of this Policy.